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Relationship Manager, Combined Arts (LL42-2)
Relationship Manager, Combined Arts (LL42-2)
Arts Council
Post Date: 06 Dec 2022



Permanent, working 2.5 days (17.5 hours per week) (Arts Council also recognises the benefit of flexible working as a valued part of the way we work, and welcome applications from individuals who require flexibility)


£35,905 (pro rata) per annum plus benefits including a final salary pension scheme, generous annual leave, and flexible and hybrid working.


London (The role will be based at our London office; however, we are operating a hybrid way of working and support our staff to make use of remote working options when combined with regular on-site contact days with other members if the team, we would expect 1 day a week in the office in Central London)


We are looking for someone to join the Combined Arts team in the London office of Arts Council England on a part-time basis as a Relationship Manager.

Role Details: 

The role will involve managing client relationships with Combined Arts organisations in London – the disciplines the Arts Council define as Combined Arts are Outdoor Arts, Circus, Festivals, Arts Centres, Live and Interdisciplinary Arts, Participation and Socially Engaged Practice and Carnival. The role will also require data analysis and report writing, and performance monitoring. As a Relationship Manager, Combined Arts for the Arts Council, you will also be expected to engage with a broad range of non-combined arts specific issues, including children and young people, diversity and equality, touring and sustainability, and to be a confident communicator with a range of constituencies.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and experience of working in one or more of the Combined Arts disciplines in London’s cultural sector. You would contribute to the development and delivery of Arts Council’s strategy for the arts, working with Combined Arts colleagues nationally, including providing vital support to organisations and artists in the context of a difficult financial climate. Additionally, you would support the assessment of applications to our Project Grants programme.

Equality Diversity and Inclusion Statement: 

Arts Council are committed to building an inclusive employer and workplace and recruiting a workforce that is as diverse as the communities we serve. However, you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, we welcome you to apply for a role at Arts Council.

Disabled, D/deaf and/or neurodivergent people, those from Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse backgrounds are underrepresented in our workforce so we particularly encourage applications from people in these groups.

About us: 

Arts Council offers a range of benefits to our employees including hybrid and flexible working, a generous annual leave allowance and the Arts Council Retirement Plan – a final salary scheme.

To find out more, click here.

We believe our recruitment process should be inclusive and transparent. Find out what to expect with our application guidance and more about our commitment to diversity on our website here

To view the job description please click here

To view the recruitment pack please click here  


Please see the website for more details.

Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 14 December  

1st Interview: 9 & 10 January

2nd Interview: 16 January  

If you require any documentation in an alternative format, please contact [email protected]  


London, UK

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